The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ACCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 119 107
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12  
Contract jobs citing ACCA 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.25% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 0.86% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £413
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ACCA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 431 694 506
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.58% 29.15% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 761 480
Median daily rate £450 £380 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -4.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 77 127
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing ACCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ACCA in Berkshire

ACCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ACCA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ACCA in Berkshire

ACCA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ACCA in Berkshire

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead 0 2 - -
ACCA
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) CIMA
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (54.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (27.27%) Marketing
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) Flash
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) Business Forecasting
7 2 (18.18%) IFRS
8 1 (9.09%) IFRS 9
8 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
8 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (9.09%) GAAP
8 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (9.09%) SAS
8 1 (9.09%) Broadband
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (9.09%) Essbase
8 1 (9.09%) Billing

ACCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Essbase
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Finance Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Planning Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Accountant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Accountant
4 1 (9.09%) Forecast Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (18.18%) Business Forecasting
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CIMA
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) IFRS
2 1 (9.09%) GAAP
2 1 (9.09%) IAS 39
2 1 (9.09%) IFRS 9
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft